Eugene officer at desk job after DUII plea

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EUGENE, Ore. (AP) -- A Eugene police patrol officer has been assigned to a desk job during an internal investigation of his drunken driving arrest over the Labor Day weekend at Sunriver.

The Register Guard reports (http://bit.ly/pFyUC2 ) 27-year-old Officer Derek DeWitt pleaded no contest to the misdemeanor DUII charge Sept. 23 in Deschutes County Circuit Court.

The conviction will be dismissed if he completes a diversion program.

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Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com